R/€ = 13.19
R/$ = 12.10
Au 1179.46 $/oz
Pt 1125.00 $/oz
Aug 01, 2014
The Space Operations division of the South African National Space Agency (Sansa) revealed on July 17 that it had supported the successful launch of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) satellite on July 2. The...
Apr 18, 2014
The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration began its Mars exploration programme in 2003 with the sending of two surface rovers – Spirit and Opportunity – to explore the Martian surface. The mission's scientific objective was to characterise a wide range of...
Sep 16, 2013
The Energy Institute Awards cover the depth and breadth of the global energy sector, and recognise the important contribution the energy industry makes to society. Over 130 entries were received to this year’s competition. The judging panel, made up of senior...
Apr 12, 2013
Plastic packaging company Astrapak and flexible packaging company Afripack announced a joint venture (JV) to meet the growing demand for packaging solutions in the perishable-foods industry.
Nov 02, 2012
The Department of Environment Affairs (DEA) took out a full-page advertisement in newspapers promoting National Marine Week, which was held from October 8 to 14.
Sep 04, 2012
ATMOS Global Launches First-of-Its-Kind ‘DustPack ‘Evidence-Based Dust Management Service Structure’ for ‘any Mine, Anywhere, Anytime
Aug 21, 2012
ATMOS Global launches globally its new RiskBalance+ philosophy, a fully developed approach to formulating Evidence-Based Dust Management Plans as part of its first-of-its-kind new global initiative VerifiedDust: Evidence-based Dust Management and Dust Control...
Aug 15, 2012
ATMOS Global ™ (ATMOS Australia Pty Ltd – Elite Atmospheric Air Quality Modelling & Forecasting and Climate Change Research Consultants ™) launches its first-of-its-kind new global initiative VerifiedDust ™: Evidence-based Dust Management and Dust Control...
Aug 03, 2012
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Oct 14, 2011
The Air Quality Act (AQA), No. 39 of 2004, will be used to outlaw the use of energy-intensive clamp kilns used by the brick-making industry unless there is a transition to cleaner production, says Department of Environmental Affairs air quality management and climate...
Apr 29, 2011
A month after the dreadful March 11 earthquake and tsunami which devastated a large part of northeastern Honshu, the main island of Japan, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported that, as of April 13, “the situation at the Fukushima Daiichi [nuclear...
Aug 06, 2010
International power generation company General Electric (GE) Energy’s power and water division plans to supply a gas turbine for a proposed steel mill project, which is being developed by industrial gases company Air Products, in Middletown, Ohio, US, to demonstrate...
May 08, 2009
In the struggle to eliminate the possibility of creating a food supply crisis by producing an alternative fuel source from biofuels, scientists and biologists are seeking other sources, so-called ‘second- and third-generation’ biofuels.
Jan 23, 2009
South Africa is likely to become a significantly drier country than it currently is, but with stronger wet weather events, reports University of Pretoria’s Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology researcher and lead-author of a climate simulation of the Southern...